Catching the Moon

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Scholastic, May 1, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
4 Reviews
When the old woman began to fish at night under the watching moon, the fishermen shook their heads - she'd never catch anything that way. But the old fisherwoman was wilier than they knew. The waves had risen to take bites out of all the fishing shacks, and what she was hoping to catch was the person who controlled the tides - the man in the moon.

A book that explores the unlikely friendship between a salty old woman and the sweetest man in the night sky, CATCHING THE MOON shows the unexpected pleasures to be found when people come together.

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Review: Catching The Moon

User Review  - Maya - Goodreads

this is a charming story about an old woman and her relationship with the moon. And how she tries to help her little village by reigning him in. Really creative and I actually love it, but it's a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dani Paiz - Goodreads

A fisher woman only goes out a night and it's discovered she does this to catch the moon to keep high tide away. When the moon finds this out he gives the woman moon beam paint for her house and this ... Read full review

About the author (2007)

Myla Goldberg is the author of the bestselling "Bee Season," which was named a "New York Times "Notable Book in 2000 and made into a film, and, most recently, of "Time's Magpie," a book of essays about Prague. Her short stories have appeared in "Harper's," "McSweeney's, "and "failbetter," She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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